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Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
and invoke sandy hook and features the mother of the youngest victim of the tucson shooting. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? to every mother, we cannot wait. >> bloomberg appeared on "morning joe" a few moments ago to talk more about his effort. >> nobody is trying to take away your gun. no one is trying to take away your right to go hunting or target shooting or have protection in your home. simply, trying to have some reasonable things so people aren't killed. >> how successful will victims' groups be at building political pressure? a different way about going about it. passing gun control legislation will be political. by the way, yesterday gun rights groups announced a "gun appreciation day" two days before president's inauguration to turn out in mass at gun shows, ranges and shows from coast to coast. >>> up next, the war over words. chuck hagel's past statements and lack of signatures on things have drawn sharp critic
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
used it to call for congressional actions on a full, clean sandy aid bill. >> one thing i hope everyone in america now clearly understands. new jersey, both republicans and democrats, will never stand silent when our citizens are being shortchanged. >> christie, who has hardly been silent, made another dig at other members of his party in an appearance on "morning joe" this morning. >> that's what the public really, i think, is hungering for is to see things get done. that's why republican governors are doing well. you look across the country and last year in the election, republicans lost at every level in the federal system but in the state system we added a governor. >> interesting spin there. the third of our governors that we're watching these next 24 hours, virginia's bob mcdonnell. he gives his state of the commonwealth address tonight a day after unveiling a transportation funding plan which remarkably called for the elimination of the gap tax which has traditionally been what funded transportation. instead replacing it with higher sales taxes and other fees. including even a $1
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
chris donovan. 38 days after she was elected, 20 students and 6 adults were massacred at sandy hook elementary school. and that's in her district. esty says the shooting has refocused her. joining me now, congresswoman, welcome to washington. you're in connecticut this morning. but congratulations on the new job. and let me start out with what you're hearing from what's going on with vice president biden, what the administration is going to propose. what would you like to see from the administration, what would you like to hear from the president when he does his -- when he starts to talk about gun legislation in the next week? >> well, i've been in touch with the vice president. he called me the day after the shooting. i spoke with him again last friday. and i'm hearing from the president and the vice president a strong commitment to i think our shared values as americans, which is to keep our families and our children safe. and that's the bottom line commitment. so we need to get together, find a way to make that true. >> well, what does that mean? does that mean pushing for an as
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